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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 332–350.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Marco Alexandre de Oliveira By exploring the ubiquity of Bashō's frog haiku in Brazil as the naturalization of a poetics of nature and the ideographic sign, this essay traces distinct affinities between the arts of Zen and concrete poetry, in both theory and practice. It begins by observing...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (1): 58–73.
Published: 01 January 2008
.... Sung-Il Lee. Port Townsend, WA: Copper Canyon Press, 1998 . Miner, Earl. “ Literatures, Histories, and Literary Histories .” Yang and Yue 1 -40. ____. Comparative Poetics . Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1990 . Pollack, David. Zen Poems of the Five Mountains . American Academy...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 94–113.
Published: 01 March 2015
... graduate student. He was forty-one years old at the time and already something of an established academic in India, writing in both Marathi and English on subjects as eclectic as the Marathi folk-drama tamasha and the Beat Generation’s relationship to Zen Buddhism. A year after completing his...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): 219–226.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., allowing them to communicate. The I/O “bus,” like the one outside the metro- pole, functions as a trope for certain kinds of travel and migration. The follow- ing, which comes from an introduction to PC hardware, reads like a Zen koan: Whether there is more than one Bus, or one Bus with different speeds...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 145–165.
Published: 01 June 2015
...: Reflections on Zen and Christian Mysticism . New York : Fordham UP , 1970 . Print . Kessler Michael Sheppard Christian . Mystics: Presence and Aporia . Religion and Postmodernism . Chicago : U of Chicago P , 2003 . Print . Komar Kathleen L. “Rethinking Rilke's Duineser Elgien...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (3): 229–241.
Published: 01 June 2002
... to simply submitting to the roted promptings of the prompter, showing contrition, and speaking to the people as necessity demanded. There he stands, condemned and alone, facing the citi- zens of Rome and audaciously telling them that they are the ones who are ban- COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/238 ished...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 420–421.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of determining Londoners’ own self-image as citi- zens of an emerging modern metropolis. Character —​understood as experimentation with surfaces and appearances, as opposed to the interiority of identity —​plays the central role in these imaginings: Miller points out, for example, that Mungo’s affected West...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 421–423.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of determining Londoners’ own self-image as citi- zens of an emerging modern metropolis. Character —​understood as experimentation with surfaces and appearances, as opposed to the interiority of identity —​plays the central role in these imaginings: Miller points out, for example, that Mungo’s affected West...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 423–426.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of determining Londoners’ own self-image as citi- zens of an emerging modern metropolis. Character —​understood as experimentation with surfaces and appearances, as opposed to the interiority of identity —​plays the central role in these imaginings: Miller points out, for example, that Mungo’s affected West...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 426–429.
Published: 01 September 2010
...-developed black characters to appear on London stages, in the comic opera The Padlock, along with the qui- eter presence of blacks in contemporary paintings and texts, to show how representations of Africans were caught up in the task of determining Londoners’ own self-image as citi- zens...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 429–431.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of determining Londoners’ own self-image as citi- zens of an emerging modern metropolis. Character —​understood as experimentation with surfaces and appearances, as opposed to the interiority of identity —​plays the central role in these imaginings: Miller points out, for example, that Mungo’s affected West...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 251–270.
Published: 01 September 2017
... in Wonderland, why not Waiting for Godot, or Finnegans Wake, or Zen koans, or Zhuang Zi, or any work that relies on sustained ambiguities to generate its unique brand of meaning? Although literary theorists who write about nonsense literature rarely touch on these other texts, their reasons reflect...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (4): 370–388.
Published: 01 September 2008
... criollo  youth16 the ritualized voyage to Europe evolved by the late nineteenth century from an elite tour of luxurious consumption through which the uppermost social echelons established their distance from regular citi- zens to a rite of passage designed...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 345–362.
Published: 01 September 2013
... as a full citi- zen. His relationship to Hebrew culture, as both poet and scholar, thus estranges him from European Gentiles and Jews alike. He is a Hebrew literary outcast, not unlike Arendt’s Jewish pariah, who strives to “transcend the bounds of national- 2 In her 1946 novel Ve-hu ha...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 68–88.
Published: 01 January 2010
... (namely “Arab”) citi- zens. This pervasive bifurcation operates even within the Jewish-Israeli commu- 1 All translations from the Hebrew and Arabic sources are mine unless otherwise indicated. I thank Samir Ben-Layashi and Nouri Gana for helping me locate some of the online Arabic...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 466–486.
Published: 01 December 2013
...¯kan so¯sho. Vol. 17. Tokyo: O¯ ta Shuppan, 1999. Print. Weinstein, Barbara. “The AHA and Academic Freedom in the Age of Homeland Security, Revis- ited.” Perspectives, Dec. 2007, available on website of the American Historical Association. Citi- zens United v. Federal Election Commission...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 72–92.
Published: 01 March 2018
... are, I think, still at the early stages of grappling with the racial implica- tions of this digital turn. One example would be the centrality of Zen aesthetics to a Silicon Valley design ethos, as R. John Williams has explored. One might also note the shift from the “aesthetic” to the “conceptual...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (1): 58–82.
Published: 01 January 2001
... deductive and judgmental. Along with pattings of himself on the back, and attempts to buck himself up, the collection com- prises Frye’s adagia, treasury of Sibylline oracles, font of Zen-like sayings, private COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/60 promulgation of an everlasting gospel, inventor’s laboratory...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (4): 293–319.
Published: 01 September 2003
... movement is fro- zen and the poem halts. The excerpt consists of two unfinished sequences that are implicitly linked: Apollo’s birth can be seen as the subject of Mnemosyne’s prophecy, and in this sense the second sentence can be read as a realization of the first. But Keats leaves each...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 49–72.
Published: 01 March 2012
... was not lost on the Haitian or American governments. According to Vastey, Jules Milscent (a journalist from Pétion’s republic), and Julien Prévost (the Count de Limonade who often wrote in an official capacity for Christophe’s government), Haitian trade with the citi- zens of a foreign nation equaled...